Category: Gulf Coast Chapter

HLAA Gulf Coast formally HLAA Clearwater is the local chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America, the nation’s leading voice for people with hearing loss. The chapter meets at 12:30 the first Wednesday of the month (excluding June, July and August) at the Safety Harbor Public Library

Chapter Mission: The HLAA Gulf Coast Chapter in Clearwater opens the world of communications to the 185,000 local people with hearing loss through information, education, advocacy and support. HLAA Gulf Coast Chapter is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and your donations are welcomed to help us deliver our mission to the community.

The chapter offers complimentary information, education, guidance and mentoring to anyone looking to improve their hearing or to their loved ones seeking ways to support them.

For more information on the chapter, or support between meetings, contact
Debbe Hagner, HLAA Chapter President at
President: Debbe Hagner, 727-271-0770 (text only),
Web Address:

Healthy Hearing Expo this Saturday Feb 3, 2018

Panel Discussion & Presentation Schedule 9:30 Cochlear Implant Panel: Users of the various brands of implants (Advanced Bionics, Cochlear, MED-EL, and Esteem) will share their experiences going through the “CI” process, how their experience has been versus their expectations and answer questions from the audience. Sponsored by Cochlear Americas 11:00 Assistive Listening Device Panel: Users… Read more »

HLAA Gulf Coast Meeting on Feb 7, 2018 at 12:30 pm Safety Harbor Library

This open “rap session” makes it easy to share your hearing loss questions to get answers. Share your frustrations with your hearing devices or care providers and learn how others solved it. Discuss the new technologies you saw at the Healthy Hearing Expo. Are they for you? Learn how to self-advocate for your needs or support a loved one with hearing loss. Learn from other’s experiences on how they solved similar concerns that you currently have as well as how they seized opportunities you didn’t realize you had.